Job Number: 20019205

Location: Dublin, OH

Date Posted: 9-5-2017

Job Title: Software Engineer, Supply Chain SAP IBP

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At Cardinal Health, we are developing the innovative products and services that make healthcare safer and more productive. Join a growing, global company genuinely committed to making a difference for our customers and communities.

MED EIT Organization has a new budgeted role for a Software Engineer. This new associate will be located in the Parkwood location in Dublin, Ohio


  • Provide functional support to the new Global Supply Chain (GSC) landscape, focusing on inventory planning.
  • Works with business on requirements gathering and designs solutions per the standards
  • Conduct Development to support knowledge transitions into IBP (Integrated Business Planning) tool
  • Lead onsite and offshore team in day to day activities concerning the IT support
  • Responsible for client communication and analyze the requirements for future releases
  • Research day to day issues and instruct the offshore/onsite teams for timely resolution
  • Perform root cause analysis on issues
  • Collaborate with other EIT teams as needed in performing the support activities


  • Bachelors Degree in related field or equivalent work experience
  • 4+ years experience in related field preferred
  • Working knowledge of two or more technologies preferred
  • Bachelor of Science (BS) in Computer Science, Business or related field preferred or equivalent work experience
  • Good knowledge of SAP IBP (Integrated Business Planning) with focus in Demand, Inventory, S&OP and Control tower modules.
  • Minimum 5+ years working in inventory planning systems (APO, IBP, Manugistics, etc).
  • SQL knowledge a plus
  • HCI (Hana Cloud Integration) knowledge a plus
  • Knowledge of SAP ERP (ECC & S4) materials management module.
  • Experience in writing business cases for funding requests on a medium to large scale SAP projects
  • At least 1 full life cycle implementation using ASAP methodology
  • Strong analytical, problem solving, organizational, and planning skills.
  • Proficient PC skills; including working knowledge of Microsoft Office products
  • Good understanding and implementation of industry and SAP best practices

What Software Engineering contributes to Cardinal Health

Software Engineering is responsible for designing, developing, implementing and supporting applications, systems and IT products required to achieve the company's business objectives.

  • Demonstrates knowledge of software development techniques and fluency in software languages and application programming interfaces.
  • Demonstrates general understanding of hardware/software platforms including but not limited to operating systems, databases, application servers, web servers and integration technologies.
  • Plans and executes system implementations that ensure success and minimize risk of system outages or other negative production impacts.
  • Demonstrates conceptual knowledge of architecture standards and database and operating systems.
  • Demonstrates problem solving ability that allows for effective and timely resolution of system issues including but not limited to production outages.
  • Analyzes production system operations using tools such as monitoring, capacity analysis and outage root cause analysis to identify and drive change that ensures continuous improvement in system stability and performance.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of software development, life cycle, modeling of business processes, application design patterns, business/functional documents. Estimates to high level business requirements and provide options analysis.

What is expected of you and others at this level

  • Applies comprehensive knowledge and a thorough understanding of concepts, principles, and technical capabilities to perform varied tasks and projects
  • May contribute to the development of policies and procedures
  • Works on complex projects of large scope
  • Develops technical solutions to a wide range of difficult problems. Solutions are innovative and consistent with organization objectives
  • Completes work independently receives general guidance on new projects
  • Work reviewed for purpose of meeting objectives
  • May act as a mentor to less experienced colleagues

Cardinal Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

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Meet Gopikrishna

I started my career as an IT programming analyst and have progressed into management. Cardinal Health provides various training programs to help individuals be successful in their job and grow professionally. This is a great place to work because the people here strive to make a great difference in healthcare every day. Gopikrishna, Manager, Software Engineering